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No, we never said we would, and it is all your fault anyway!

No, we never said we would, and it is all your fault anyway!  Lies, weasel words, and Cornish language funding. In April this year the UK Government ceased direct funding…

County, Duchy, Nation or Country? The Case For Cornwall!

by Craig Weatherhill     Introduction FOR many decades, Cornwall has been the poor relation in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  It vies with the west of…

What have Westminster and Cornwall’s UK MPs got against us, the Cornish?

It will be well known that Cornwall faces a threat to its ancient border and that a cross border Westminster Parliamentary Constituency, commonly known as ‘Devonwall’ is proposed, bringing together…

Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!

Gorsedh Kernow says “Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!” The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011 stated that the number of seats in the UK parliament should be…

No to breaching our border for Parliament

Cornwall Council today voted overwhelmingly to support a proposal to lobby central government to amend the Parliamentary and Voting System Act 2011 to ensure that a cross-Tamar ‘Devonwall’ parliamentary seat…

Take your Inquiry and be gone Mr Emerson

To the Cornwall Local Plan Examination Held 09:30 Tuesday 17th May, 2016 Atlantic Hotel, Dane Road, Newquay TR7 1EN An Open Submission – the basis of Mike Chappel’s evidence for…

The Cornish language – why should Britain care?

By CRAIG WEATHERHILL · MONDAY, 25 APRIL 2016 The ancient monuments of Britain’s landscape are loved, nurtured and cared for. Every year, thousands of people descend on the great stone…

UK Government betrays Cornish language community

On Thursday 21 April, 2016 Cornwall Council issued a bombshell press release, the main points as follows: “The Government has provided up to £150,000 a year to support the Cornish…

Selling Cornwall by the Pound

Housing Requirement for Cornwall: Who’s having the say? CORNWALL COUNCIL DRAFT LOCAL (HOUSING) PLAN OR:  SELLING CORNWALL BY THE POUND By Craig Weatherill For this, and true to their accustomed…

Kernow Matters To Us

Kernow/Cornwall’s newest campaigning organisation launched on the first day of the Celtic new year following a packed meeting held in Redruth. Kernow Matters To Us, a group which aims to…